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hee knoweth not) that was in the said house and told her shee had brought her a payXXXX for
her tortois shells, and willed her to show them, or to that effect,
whereupon the said woman brought this deponent into a roome of
that house where they were, and after this deponent had seene
them the said woman and hee treated about her selling and buying
thereof, and at length agreed for sixe shillings per pound, which
this deponent agreed to pay for them and soe bought them. Mris Le[mman GUTTER]
being all this while by And soe they being weighed, this deponent
caused them to be carried away,
after hee had paid the said woman some money in part
of payment (being 20 or 40 s). and for the rest (being about six pounds)
this deponent have her a note of his hand, which note Mris Lem[man GUTTER]
brought to him, and received the said money thereupon, and saith that as
hee heard the said shells came from Jamaica. And saith that
afterwards this deponents going to mr fford a marchants to looke
upon a parcell of shells, the said mr fford asking a greate rate for them
this deponent told him hee had bought shells much cheaper, and hee
asking of whom, this deponent not knowing the womans name of
whom hee bought them, said that hee bought them of Mris Lemman,
which hee soe said because Mris Lemman wished him to them and
was by when hee bought them, and fetched the money as aforesaid.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee sayth that mr [?Roso] the Sollicitor spake to
him to come and be exámined in this busines, and saith hee
knoweth the said Mr Lemman, but not Tuffnelle, and hath soe
knowne mr Lemmon neare seaven yeares, and saith hee
of is of a middle stature, sanguine complexioned and browne haired.
And otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the second hee saith hee hath knowne the said Lemmons wife for the
time hee hath knowne her husband as aforesaid, and saw her first at her
house over the water over against Saint Catherines, and hath very often
seene her at his shopp, whether shee hath come to buy commodities

To the third hee saith that at and before the time that hee {bought} the
said shells, there were (as hee was informed) diverse other parcells of Tortois shells
to be sold in this citie and places adiacent, And otherwise
hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid
Repeated before Doctor Godolphin::/.